Medical Marijuana

Mass. Woman Fired For Using Medical MarijuanaA woman with Crohn's disease was fired after her drug test had come back positive for marijuana.
Marijuana Dispensary Set To Open In BrocktonBusiness is ready to bloom at the In Good Health dispensary in Brockton.
Federal Drug Laws Create Medical Marijuana Conundrum On Martha's VineyardState law requires every county to have a dispensary for medical marijuana, but federal regulations forbid the drug from being transported across U.S. waters.
State's First Medical Marijuana Dispensary Opens In SalemIt is the first place in Massachusetts to buy medical marijuana, even though the ballot referendum was passed back in 2012.
Study: Medical Marijuana Not As Effective As Previously ThoughtA review published in this week's Journal of the American Medical Association, looked at dozens of previous studies on marijuana and found very little evidence to support the use of the drug for medicinal purposes.
Baker OKs Waiver For State's First Marijuana DispensaryGov. Charlie Baker has issued a one-time, temporary waiver aimed at helping the state's first marijuana dispensary begin selling pot for medicinal purposes.
State Health Officials Unveil New Marijuana Dispensary RulesThe Department of Public Health is unveiling changes to the way it issues licenses under the state's medical marijuana dispensary program.
Defiant Medical Marijuana Activist Opens Cannabis Shop In AllstonA man operates an Allston store where he sells marijuana products he believes are legal. Boston police, meanwhile, are looking into the shop's legality.
Mass. Allows 4 More Pot Dispensaries To Go ForwardState public health officials have given preliminary approval to four more medical marijuana dispensaries, including the first for Boston.
Company Seeks Medical Marijuana Cultivation Center In WebsterA Newton company has announced that it wants to open a medical marijuana cultivation operation in Webster.
Tewksbury Police Arrest Two For Medical Marijuana Facebook BusinessTwo people were arrested in Tewksbury after police called the number listed on a marijuana business' Facebook page.
Mass. DPH Considering Marijuana Dispensary For BostonState health officials are considering proposals for medical marijuana operations in some of Massachusetts' largest urban centers and tourist destinations.